On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1869

Historical Events

  • US Postage stamps showing scenes issued for 1st time. These pictorials showed a post horse and rider, a locomotive, a shield, an eagle and a ship, the Adriatic.

Famous Deaths

  • Alphonse MLP de Lamartine, French poet (History of Girondins), dies at 78
1869 Highlights

About March 1, 1869

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces